Category Archives: Divisions

League 1 timelines, 7-8 Oct 2017

A quick explanation You can skip this if you’ve seen these before. As usual, here are timeline graphics for the latest round of matches. There’s a full explanation of these here, but in a nutshell they track how each club’s expected goals tally (the number of goals that the average team would have scored from the chances that they created) increased over the course of

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Squad age profiles: EFL, 4 Oct 2017

Today I’m resurrecting another graphic from last season, which gives a compact and colourful look at the age of players deployed by each club. Hopefully they’re fairly self-explanatory, but here’s a quick summary anyway: For each club I’ve added up all the league minutes played by every player this season and calculated the percentage accumulated by players of every age,

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Comparing goalscorers across the Premier League and EFL

Over the last week I’ve produced this season’s first set of club-by-club attack breakdowns, which are explained in full here but in a nutshell compare the quality of chances that players are getting on the end of with their scoring rate. I tend to get asked two questions about these: firstly, can they be overlaid and secondly “where is Player [X]”

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